BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 17: Hormonal Control of Brain Development and Behavior


Easy Readings

Kimura D. (1992) Sex differences in the brain. Scientific American 267: 118-125.
Nottebohm F. (1989) From bird song to neurogenesis. Scientific American 260: 74-79.

Intermediate Readings

Becker J.B., Berkley K.J., Geary N., Hampson E., Herman J.P. and Young E.A., Eds. (2008) Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior. New York: Oxford Univ. Press
Breedlove S.M. (1992) Sexual differentiation of the brain and behavior. In: Behavioral Endocrinology. (Edited by Jill B. Becker, S. Marc Breedlove, and David Crews), pp. 39-68. Cambridge: The MIT Press.
Diamond M. and Sigmundson H.K. (1997) Sex Reassignment at Birth. Arch.Pediatr.Adolesc.Med. 151: 298-304
Gur R.C., Mozley L.H., Mozley D.P., Resnik S.M., Karp J.S., Alavi A., Arnold S.E. and Gur R.E. (1995) Sex differences in regional cerebral glucose metabolism during a resting state. Science 267: 528-531
Hampson E. and Kimura D. (1992) Sex differences and hormonal influences on cognitive function in humans. In: Behavioral Endocrinology. (Edited by Jill B. Becker, S. Marc Breedlove, and David Crews), pp. 357-398. Cambridge: The MIT Press.
Hedges L.V. and Nowell A. (1995) Sex diiferences in mental test scores, variability, and numbers of high-scoring individuals. Science 269: 41-45
Kalthoff K. (2001) Analysis of Biological Development. 2nd ed., New York: McGraw-Hill.
Machin S. and Pekkarinen T. (2008) Global sex differences in test score vaiability. Science 322: 1331-1332

Advanced Readings

Cahill L , Uncapher M , Kilpatrick L , Alkire MT , Turner J . (2004) Sex-related hemispheric lateralization of amygdala function in emotionally influenced memory: an FMRI investigation. Learn Mem. 11: 261-266
Giedd JN. (2004) Structural magnetic resonance imaging of the adolescent brain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1021: 77-85
Gorski R.A., Gordon J.H., Shryne J.E., and Southam A.M. (1978) Evidence for a morphological sex difference within the medial preoptic area of the rat brain. Brain Res. 143: 333-346
Grön G., A P Wunderlich, M Spitzer, R Tomczak & M W Riepe (2000) Brain activation during human navigation: gender-different neural networks as substrate of performance. Nature Neurosci. 3: 404 - 408
Gur R.C. et al. (1995) Sex Differences in regional cerebral glucose metabolism during the resting state. Science 267: 528-531
Haier RJ , Jung RE , Yeo RA , Head K , Alkire MT . (2005) The neuroanatomy of general intelligence: sex matters. Neuroimage 25: 320-327
Imperato-McGinley J, Pichardo M, Gautier T, Voyer D, Bryden MP(1991) Cognitive abilities in androgen-insensitive subjects: comparison with control males and females from the same kindred. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 34(5): 341
LeVay S. (1991) A difference in hypothalamic structure between heterosexual and homosexual men. Science 253: 1034-1037.
McFadden D. (1993) A masculinizing effect on the auditory system of human females having male co-twins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90: 11900-11904
McFadden D. and Pasanen E.G. (1998) Comparison of the auditory system of heterosexuals and homosexuals: Click-evoked otoacoustic emissions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95: 2709-2713
Moises H.W. et al. (1995) An international two-stage genome-wide search schizophrenia susceptibility genes. Nature Genet. 11: 321-324
Platek SM , Keenan JP , Mohamed FB . (2005) Sex differences in the neural correlates of child facial resemblance: an event-related fMRI study. Neuroimage 25: 1336-1344.
Savic I, Berglund H, Lindstrom P. (2005) Brain response to putative pheromones in homosexual men.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102: 7356-7361.

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